Delirium or acute confusion increase the likelihood of physical restraint use and subsequent harmful physical and psychological effects. Assessment for delirium is presented as a conceptual framework to guide researchers, administrators, and clinicians in developing strategies to decrease the use of physical restraint and to support quality of life for hospitalized older adults.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Image: the Journal of Nursing Scholarship|
|State||Published - Dec 1994|
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